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Re: idea: a revision keyword expanded only at 'svn export' time

From: <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-03 23:45:49 CET

John Barstow wrote:

>>perhaps the way to deal with this is a scirpt (I would choose perl) that
>>will return the current checked out value, this way the when this comes
>>up we just say run this script and it will give you what you want.
>>This will keep the complexities out of the code while providing the
>>desired feature.
>>
>>
>
>Perl and Python are not available by default on a Windows machine. Now, I
>know that they should be - but a lot of companies do not have very flexible
>IT policies.
>That means batch, Javascript, or VBScript in many (most?) Windows shops.
>Call me crazy, but I want to be able to use the svn command line client on a
>clean Windows install without adding anything but the executable.
>
Well, VBScript and JavaScript are quite powerful enough to do this.
Perhaps not as elegant for searching and string replacement, but that's
not the point.

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